As you set the Thanksgiving table and place the final decorations around the house, it’s looking like it’s almost time for the company to arrive.
The way your home looks from the street is going to generate first impressions. Whether you are looking to stay put in your current location for time to come, or you are looking to sell and up the value of your home, enhancing the exterior of your home can have a drastic impact.
At Oury Roofing, we love fall as much as the next seasonal enthusiast. Nothing matches the bright, beautiful coloring of the leaves, and of course we have a great vantage point from the rooftop. The nip of a hot cup of coffee is the perfect way to start the day before we climb our ladders.
But those aren’t the only reasons we love the fall. It happens to be peak roofing season, and for good reason.
Maybe your roof is showing some wear and tear after some summer storms, or maybe it’s simply showing some age. If your roof isn’t looking the way that it used to, there are some steps you can take before replacement becomes the viable option.
New siding is one of the most significant updates you can make to the exterior of your home. Siding protects the exterior walls from the outside elements, and heavily impacts the look and style of your home.
An energy efficient home can have tremendous environmental and financial benefit.
The average home spends about $5,500 a year on energy, according to the Alliance to Save Energy. Creating an energy efficient home requires an up-front investment, but can save you money on your bills in the long run.
Timing is critical when it comes to replacing your roof. It is the best layer of protection your house has against the elements. For that reason alone it is critical to ensure it stays in a healthy, working condition.
So how do you know when a few repairs will do, or when it’s time to replace your roof? There are a few key factors to keep in mind as you consider your options.
As we enter into the spring rainy season, the northern Illinois weather is nothing if not unpredictable. Is your home prepared and protected?
Spring is in the air, and with that initial warm-up comes the rain.
The first line of defense for any homeowner, when it comes to protecting your house from precipitation, is a great gutter system.
Spring is right around the corner and Oury Roofing Exteriors wants to remind you not to neglect your home’s exterior!
While we haven’t had a terribly harsh winter, it is always a good idea to perform a thorough inspection of the major components that protect your investment. Here are the six most important elements of a Spring cleaning checklist for your home’s exterior: